Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

17 – 19 April 2018

AHIC Village, Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

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In the three days you spend with us, you will experience an enhanced AHIC like never before! It will be here, away from the day to day routines, where you will have the opportunity to focus on insights shared by world-class speakers, creating relationships and discovering opportunities which will drive your business forward.

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Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and founding patron, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline and Group.

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His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi

Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah

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Frits van Paasschen

Frits van Paasschen

Former President & CEO Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Author of The Disruptor's Feast

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His Excellency Mohammed Ali Rashed Alabbar

His Excellency Mohammed Ali Rashed Alabbar

Founder & Chairman, Emaar Properties

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Samih Sawiris

Samih Sawiris

Chairman, ORASCOM Development

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Keith Barr

Keith Barr

Chief Executive Officer, IHG

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Federico J. González

Federico J. González

President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group & Chairman of the Global Steering Committee of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

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Pierre-Frédéric Roulot

Pierre-Frédéric Roulot

CEO, Jin Jiang Europe CEO, Louvre Hotels Group

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Hatem Samman

Hatem Samman

Chief Strategy Officer, General Entertainment Authority

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Haitham Mattar 

Haitham Mattar 

Chief Executive Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority 

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Stephen Sackur

Stephen Sackur

Presenter, HARDTalk, BBC World

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"I cannot think of any other hotel hospitality related conference for this region which really has the strength of content as well as the strength of speakers and audience.”

Anil Bhardwaj, Director, A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises – 2017 AHIC Speaker

“It’s my first experience at AHIC and I have to say it has been a great experience. Number one – very informative and number two – reestablishing many contacts within the industry. I really enjoyed it on every level. Very worthwhile.”

Andrew Humphries, Chief Operating Officer, Katara Hospitality – 2017 AHIC Speaker

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INTRODUCING SHIC - AN AHIC EVENT

As part of the AHIC event in RAK, the Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference is an exclusive one-day event enabling our delegates and partners to focus on and discuss the multitude of investment opportunities arising in the Kingdom.

Hosted with the support of Dur Hospitality, the event will feature keynotes, panel debates and round table sessions lead by experts which will provide delegates with valuable insights into the ever-changing landscape of Saudi Hospitality.

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Download the 2017 AHIC Post Event Report

As the meeting place for leaders of the region’s tourism and hospitality investment industry, AHIC 2017 brought together diverse portfolio of speakers to share their perspectives on various market challenges, identify industry innovation and discuss opportunities. Download your copy to recap or see what you missed out on.

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AHIC is generously supported by brands and stakeholders dedicated to creating opportunities and growing the market every day. All sponsors will be in attendance in 2018.

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